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 Books Books CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre; as the figure ADB E. An Elementary Treatise on Plane and Solid Geometry - Page 24
by Benjamin Peirce - 1837 - 159 pages ## Higher Geometry and Trigonometry: Being the Third Part of a Series on ...

Nathan Scholfield - Conic sections - 1845 - 244 pages
...GEOMETRY. SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. DEFINITIONS. 1. THE sphere is a solid terminated by a curve surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. G The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE about its diameter... ## A Series on Elementary and Higher Geometry, Trigonometry, and Mensuration ...

...GEOMETRY. SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. DEFINITIONS. 1. THE sphere is a solid terminated by a curve surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. G The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE about its diameter... ## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 362 pages
...diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. 11. 5. Sch.) Note. — The circumference of a circle is a curve line, al1 the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The diameter of a circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated on both... ## Higher Arithmetic: Or, The Science and Application of Numbers; Combining the ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 422 pages
...Multiply the diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. V. 11. Sch.) Note. — The circumference of a circle is a curve line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The diameter of a. circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated on both... ## An Elementary Treatise on Plane and Solid Geometry

Benjamin Peirce - Geometry - 1847 - 150 pages
...sides. CHAPTER XVIII. THE SPHERE. 415. Definition. A sphere is a solid terminated by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. 416. Corollary. The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle, DAE... ## Higher Arithmetic: Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining the ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 424 pages
...Multiply the diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. V. 11. Sch.) Note. — The circumference of a circle is a curve line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within^ called the ce-ndre. The diameter of a. circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated... ## First Lessons in Geometry: Upon the Model of Colburn's First Lessons in ...

Alpheus Crosby - Geometry - 1847 - 192 pages
...combination is yet to be proved. Thus, Legendre's definition of the circumference of a circle as " a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from an interior point, called the centre," * does not identify the circumference of a circle-; but is equally... ## An Essay Upon the Study of Geometry in Common Schools

Stephen Chase - Geometry - 1847 - 28 pages
...combination is yet to be proved. Thus, Legendre's definition of the circumference of a circle as " a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from an interior point, called the centre," * does not * "La circonference du cercle est une ligne courbe,... ## Higher Arithmetic, Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining the ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1848 - 432 pages
...Multiply the diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. V. 11. Sch.) Note.—The circumference of a circle is a curve line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The diameter of a circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated on both... 